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Species360 Member News / January 2021

Species360 Members elect new and returning trustees for 2021

We are pleased to welcome (5) new and returning trustees elected by Species360 members to complete our board in 2021. They include Dr. Kazu Takami (Japan), Brian Zimmerman (United Kingdom), Jackson Andrews (United States), Maria Clara Dominguez (Colombia), and Bjarne Klaus (Denmark). In addition, the Latin American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (ALPZA) joins the board as an Association Trustee, represented by Executive Director Dr. Alexandra Guerra (Chile). 

image New in ZIMS! Upload lab test results to each animal’s medical records

Zoo, aquarium, wildlife veterinarians use the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to record and share information regarding animals in their care. Now, when these veterinary teams send blood samples to…

image (UPDATED) ZIMS for Studbooks: Zoo and aquarium associations complete migrations to ZIMS

As a global community, we are now managing over 1,060 studbooks using ZIMS for Studbooks. The transition to an integrated, secure, standardized solution helps to improve access to information that…

image Aquario, Alaska SeaLife, Océanopolis (France), and The National Aquarium of Abu Dhabi among 20 new aquarium members

Our aquatics community continues to grow, enabling aquariums to curate and share data essential to animal welfare and species conservation. Twenty aquariums worldwide joined Species360 in 2019 and 2020.

image New Members: 74 zoo, aquarium, wildlife refuge, and research institutions join Species360 in 2020

The Species360 member community continues to grow. In 2020, we have welcomed more than 60 new members in over 24 different countries. Among them are national marine aquariums in Brazil…

image ZIMS in French finds new audience: Institutional members use translation to record and reference essential animal data

Updated 29-December-2020: Launched early 2020, ZIMS in French has enabled new French-speaking institutions to join Species360 and allowed existing members to simply choose to work in their preferred language. More…

image In the News: ScienceNode talks with Species360 Director Dalia Conde about the impact of data on saving species

Following a talk at the SC20 High Performance Computing Conference, Species360 Director of Science Dalia Conde talks with ScienceNode magazine about how data can help us better understand species survival

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